Riffle - definition, pronunciation, transcription
- shuffling by splitting the pack and interweaving the two halves at their corners
- look through a book or other written material (syn: flick, flip, leaf, riff, thumb)
- stir up (water) so as to form ripples (syn: cockle, ripple, ruffle, undulate)
- shuffle (playing cards) by separating the deck into two parts and riffling with the thumbs so the cards intermix
He riffled the pages of the magazine.
...Web research is convenient but doesn't offer the tactile pleasures of riffling through heavy old books....
It only took him a few moments riffling through the records to find the right name.
The magician riffled through the cards with skilful fingers.
He riffled through the papers on his desk.
present participle: riffling
past tense: riffled
past participle: riffled